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Supporting a Sustainable Louisiana Seafood Industry

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 10 2016

What is a culture of sustainability and why is it so important to support a sustainable U.S. seafood industry?  A recent TEDx talk describes sustainability as “making deliberate decisions to prevent further breaking of our oceans' boundaries.”

 Consumer demand for specific types of seafood, like shrimp, haven't always been supplied in perfect symmetry by our waters, so the need for farmed and foreign products arose. But the shrimping industry in particular is being examined more closely than ever because of unsafe and harmful practices used in these imported seafood production methods. 

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Topics: Louisiana seafood, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, sustainable seafood, Gulf Seafood, Gulf Seafood Trace, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, sustainability, Gulf shrimp

Deanie's proud to support wild, sustainable domestic seafood during Louisiana Catch

Posted by Karen Hales on Oct 24 2014

Deanie’s Seafood Restaurants are proud to support wild, sustainable domestic seafood and the Louisiana fishing industry. As a participant of the Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program (LWSCP), Deanie’s was invited to take part in “Catch Louisiana,” featuring New York Times journalist and James Beard award-winning author Paul Greenberg, an event discussing issues of seafood sustainability. Catch Louisiana showcased Greenberg’s best-selling book on sustainable U.S. seafood, “American Catch: The Fight for Our Local Seafood.”

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Topics: New Orleans, Bucktown, Louisiana seafood, best seafood restaurant, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification Program, Deanie's Seafood Market, Gulf Seafood, Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, Louisiana Pontchartrain Fishermen's Association, seafood market, Bucktown Marina, Deanie's Seafood, wild domestic seafood, wild seafood

Deanie's 'Bucktober Fridays' outdoor concert series kicks off Oct. 3

Posted by Karen Hales on Sep 09 2014

NEW ORLEANS—September 12, 2014—Today the iconic Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market announced the line-up for its third annual Bucktober fall concert series. Celebrate the cool evenings of October with great local music and fresh Louisiana seafood at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. in Metairie, during Bucktober Fridays, 6:30-9:30 p.m. every Friday in October.

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Sustainable practices ensure you can keep coming back for more

Posted by Karen Hales on Aug 01 2014

Aug. 1, 2014--The idea of sustainability is getting more attention as restaurants and other businesses make sustainable sourcing of seafood a priority. Seafood harvested in the United States under goes a rigorous management process to ensure the seafood you eat in your home or restaurant will be available for generations to come.

Sustainability also plays a large role in our region’s economy: Louisiana’s seafood industry, not including imports, generated 30,676 jobs in the state in 2011, and Louisiana leads the Gulf states in seafood sales with nearly $1.5 billion in sales in 2011. (Source: NOAA’s Fisheries Economics of the U.S.)

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Topics: New Orleans, traceability, seafood industry, consumer confidence, Louisiana Wildlife & Fisheries, Press Room, fishing industry news, sustainable seafood, restaurant, Gulf Seafood Trace, Louisaina Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board, fishing industry, Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, seafood quality, seafood market, sustainability, Deanie's Seafood

Deanie’s earns Louisiana Wild Seafood seal

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 03 2014

NEW ORLEANS—April 3, 2014—Deanie's Seafood Restaurants and Seafood Market announces it is the first restaurant and seafood market in the Greater New Orleans region to have earned Louisiana Wild Seafood Certification, guaranteeing our customers and patrons that the seafood they enjoy is natural, sustainable and sourced from Louisiana waters.

The voluntary Louisiana Seafood Certification Program guarantees that seafood bearing the “Certified Authentic Louisiana Wild Seafood” label is caught in the Gulf of Mexico or Gulf Coast state waters by Louisiana licensed fishermen and is landed, processed, and packaged in Louisiana.

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